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Job Alert: Vestas: Business Controller


Business Controller
| ID: 6204

Are you passionate about Finance? Are you looking for a position within wind energy sector that allows you to learn and grow? Join Vestas and you will interact with all the different departments and stakeholder.

Finance > Regional MED > BP SEU Sales & Construction
The Global Finance team is primarily responsible in providing standardised, rule-based services to the region. This refers to controlling, end-to-end processes of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Travel & Expenses. Proactively works with Regional Finance, Treasury and other SSC functional areas to ensure issues and concerns are addressed positively and in accordance within prescribed deadlines.


The controllers report directly to the Specialist, Business Performance Management. The position is based in Rome and the main responsibilities are:

  • Ensure the accuracy in Construction and Service projects pre-calculations, reducing the deviations between pre-calcs and the post calcs.
  • Support the competitivity of the sales proposals by increasing the cost efficiency and facilitating the proper handling of the risks during the project execution.
  • Ensure the highest data quality in the systems to maintain high level of reliability and accuracy in budgeting and forecasting
  • Monthly project review with the project managers and service operation managers, challenging the margins and cash flows and insuring the gap analysis and budgetary controls
  • Perform the controlling of the Sales activity in the Construction and Service segment in compliance with the sales approval process and rules
  • Support Service business with benchmarking analysis (pricing, cost structure and business KPIs) and ad-hoc business analysis for management decision making process
  • Support on the creation of business cases and risk assessments for special deals, tenders and new markets
  • Execute the month-end closing tasks for the Construction and Service line of business, in connection with the Reporting and Compliance team, to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial statements to the regional headquarters
  • Support the monthly internal reporting, including all associated processes and controls
  • Participate to the relevant budgeting, controlling and finance processes fully in accordance with the defined and agreed Vestas Standard Operating Procedures and make sure controls and applicable compliance requirements are in place.
  • Support the external and internal audit process and companies


  • At least 1 year of professional experience within a finance department, preferably within an international company
  • Very strong skills in Excel, PPT, Windows Office tools
  • Fluent English
  • Knowledge of French will be considered a plus
  • Knowledge about finance, controlling, budgeting, accounting
  • Knowledge of Information System SAP/BI and ERP systems

Success Criteria and Weighting of these

We would require:

  • Experience in controlling, better if in Project Controlling
  • Experience and good knowledge of Accounting (ability to prepare journal entries to be submitted to the Shared Service centers for posting in SAP)
  • Good knowledge of the international Accounting Standards, better if within of big 4 auditing companies
  • Experience in a multinational corporation, if possible, working in English


  • Ability to work in team but also independently on tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Required very strong analytical skills and problem-solving attitude

What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You’ll be working in a fast growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional information
Vestas is a company that offers equal opportunities and seeks employees who want to work in a multicultural environment and are teamwork oriented.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.


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